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A boutique wine and fizz festival is coming to Ancoats

The festival is taking place near Cutting Room Square as part of the Manchester Food and Drink Festival

Georgina Pellant Georgina Pellant - 1st June 2021

Some of the region’s finest independent wine retailers will make their way to Ancoats this September for a premium wine and fizz festival.

Hosted at Hallé St Peter’s on Blossom Street, the boutique event will pull in some incredible winemakers from around the globe – giving guests the opportunity to taste a variety of exclusive bottles.

Manchester’s wine lovers will be able to chat directly to some of the industry’s most passionate advocates, with guided tastings led by those in the know.

There’ll also be some specialist masterclasses running across the weekend, giving serious wine fans the chance to delve into specific topics, themes and regions.

These will be complemented by live music from local artists and paired food from Cafe Cotton.

The festival will attract top winemakers from around the country / Image: Kelsey Knight via Unsplash

Retailers confirmed to take part in the wine and fizz festival so far include South Manchester wine delivery service Decent Drop and Prestwich’s Grape to Grain.

UKiYO Republic will also be in attendance, showcasing their range of Japanese sake (aka rice wine).


Bottles will be available to purchase from retailers to take home throughout the duration of the festival.

The event is a highlight of the Manchester Food and Drink Festival, which takes place this year from 16 – 27 September at Cathedral Gardens and across the city.

Tickets cost £12.50 per person and can be purchased from the Manchester Food and Drink Festival website.

Featured image: Cutting Room Square